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The Other Side: Mississippi Today’s Political Podcast

Aug 29, 2022

Melvin Robinson, the executive director of the Mississippi Cannabis Trade Association, joins Mississippi Today's Adam Ganucheau and Geoff Pender to discuss updates on the state's rollout of its medical marijuana program.

Aug 22, 2022

Brandon Presley, a Democratic public service commissioner and cousin of Elvis Presley, is mulling a run for governor in 2023. Mississippi Today's political team discusses what he is up to and what's going on with Republicans. 

Aug 15, 2022

Sen. Derrick Simmons of Greenville, the Senate Democratic leader, discusses with Mississippi Today’s Bobby Harrison and Geoff Pender ways he says the state can help improve the lives of working poor Mississippians.

Aug 8, 2022

Nicole Akins Boyd, R-Oxford, a first-term state senator, talks with Mississippi Today’s Geoff Pender and Bobby Harrison about ways to improve the lives of mothers and children in light of the U.S. Supreme Court decision overturning Roe v. Wade. She is chairing the nine-member Senate Study Group on Women, Children and...

Aug 1, 2022

Mississippi Today political reporters Bobby Harrison and Geoff Pender recap what was a more eventful Neshoba County Fair political speakings than what normally occurs in off-election years. A lot of the talk centered around the overturn of Roe v. Wade and questions from the media about the ongoing scandal that has...